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VW recalls about 150,00 SUVs for stalling

Volkswagen announced on Saturday that it is recalling 151,389 Tiguans for a defect that can lead to stalling while the compact SUV is on the road. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

3 work at home online jobs that aren't scams

Whether you want a full-time job or just want to make a little extra money on the side, the options are there if you know where to look. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

GM adds 5 U.S. recalls, biggest for Saturn Vue key issue

General Motors added fiver new U.S. recalls on Friday to its total for the year, and also announced a separate recall of some Cadillac sedans outside the U.S. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Wearable band can predict when your baby wakes up

The Sproutling Baby Monitor is designed to predict when your little one will wake up and determine whether the child will be fussy, angry or in a good mood upon doing so. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Back to school gadget guide

Before you shop for back-to-school gadgets, here are some tips to maximize your investment. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Net breach an opportunity to improve password practices

A Russian cybergang injected malicious code into at least 420,000 websites to gather the data of some 1.2 billion usernames and password combinations. If you use the same password for multiple websites, it’s time to change your habits. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Neck deep in debt? Here's how to get out of it

Average total debt per American with a credit file stood, in September 2013, at $37,952 in mortgage debt and $15,898 in non-mortgage debt. And if that wasn’t bad enough, more than one in three Americans have debt in collection. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

How to find the best Internet service provider

What providers do work, how fast do they run, and what do they cost? Here, we run into a less-obvious problem with broadband Internet in the United States: finding your options in the first place. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Manage those online subscription charges

Recurring charges rarely notify you ahead of time before they charge your card — they give you the date when you sign up, but who remembers? Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

P.F. Chang's in Bellevue, Lynnwood affected by data breach

The chain included its Lynnwood and Bellevue restaurants on the list of locations impacted by the data breach. Credit and debit card data may have been compromised at both locations between April 10 and June 11 of this year. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites